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Man charged after stealing goats from university in Oklahoma

Cody Joseph Porter, 32, has been charged with larceny of implements of husbandry, larceny of livestock, burglary in the second degree, cruelty to animals, knowingly concealing stolen property and pattern of criminal activity in Logan County. (Logan County Sheriff's Office)

A man has been charged after allegedly stealing a a trailer full of livestock from an Oklahoma university.

Cody Joseph Porter, 32, has been charged with larceny of implements of husbandry, larceny of livestock, burglary in the second degree, cruelty to animals, knowingly concealing stolen property and pattern of criminal activity, according to District Attorney Laura Austin Thomas.

Porter, and Michael Demaro, are accused of stealing a truck and trailer containing 38 Angora goats and two sheep on July 3 from Langston University's Goat Research Center. The men were located July 5 in Pottawatomie County. Demaro was taken in custody that day, while Porter fled the area.

Authorities later arrested Porter July 10 in Owasso. One of the goats died during the theft, due to lack of nutrition.

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